Amidst lockdown, 2020 Hyundai Creta racks up 40,000 bookings
2020 Hyundai Creta has crossed the 40,000 booking mark in the country, even amidst the lockdown.
Launched just before the lockdown, it received 14,000 pre-orders and the tally went up to 20,000 by the end of May. It further received additional 10,000 bookings in June, taking the total number to 30,000.
67% of bookings were for the diesel variant while petrol contributed to 33%.
2020 Hyundai Creta: At a glance
The Hyundai Creta 2020 features a big chrome grille on the front along with horizontal slats and the Hyundai chrome badging placed in the center.
The SUV sports C-shaped LED adjustable headlights and a muscular bonnet along with silver-colored skid plates and roof rails.
It further offers a dual exhaust tip, thick wheel arches, chrome-finished door handles, blacked-out B-pillars, and indicator-mounted ORVMs.
A peek inside the cabin
The Hyundai Creta 2020 comprises a Bluetooth-enabled touchscreen infotainment system with voice control, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
It is equipped with a power steering wheel and other premium features such as a panoramic sunroof, paddle shifters, and rear seat headrest cushion.
Further, the 5-seater cabin offers leather upholstery with contrast stitching on the steering wheels and on the throttle-styled gear selector.
Under the bonnet
The Hyundai Creta 2020 is available in three BS6-compliant engine options: 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter diesel, and 1.4-liter GDI turbo-petrol.
The petrol engine produces 113bhp/144Nm and comes paired to an iVT automatic transmission gearbox. The turbo-petrol motor generates 138bhp/242Nm while the diesel unit churns out 113bhp/250Nm.
Notably, all three engines are mated to a six-speed manual transmission as standard.
Finally, what about pricing?
The Hyundai Creta 2020 begins with a price-tag Rs. 9.99 lakh for the E diesel model and goes up to Rs. 17.20 lakh for the top-end SX turbo-petrol (O). It competes against the likes of the Kia Seltos, the Renault Captur, and the Nissan KICKS.